Harry Revel

Harry Revel

Harry Revel (December 21, 1905 – November 3, 1958) was an American composer of musicals.

Revel was born in London. Before emigrating to the United States in 1929, he wrote musicals for productions in Paris, Copenhagen, Vienna and London.

Once in the US, he worked on Broadway, writing the scores for "Ziegfeld Follies of 1931", "Meet My Sister" and "Are You With It?". He later moved to Hollywood. He wrote scores for the films "Sitting Pretty", "Broadway Through a Keyhole", "We're Not Dressing", "She Loves Me Not", "Shoot the Words", "College Rhythm", "Love in Bloom", "Paris in the Spring", "Stolen Harmony", "Two for Tonight", "Collegiate", "Stowaway", "Poor Little Rich Girl", "Ali Baba Goes to Town", "Wake Up and Live", "You Can’t Have Everything", "Head Over Heels", "Love and Kisses", "Four Jacks and a Jill" and "Love Finds Andy Hardy".

Revel collaborated with lyricists Mack Gordon, Mort Greene, Paul Francis Webster and Arnold Horwitt. He died in New York.

Harry Revel was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Musical productions

*"Blues in the Night" - [Musical, Revue] Featuring songs by Harry Revel June 2, 1982 – July 18, 1982
*"Are You With It?" - [Musical] Music by Harry Revel November 10, 1945 – June 29, 1946
*"Smiling Faces" - [Original, Musical, Comedy] Music by Harry Revel August 30, 1932 – September 24, 1932
*"Marching By" - [Musical] Music by Harry Revel March 3, 1932 – [unknown]
*"Fast and Furious" - [Musical, Revue] Music mostly by Harry Revel September 15, 1931 – [unknown]
*"Ziegfeld Follies of 1931" - [Musical, Revue] Music by Harry Revel July 1, 1931 – November 21, 1931

External links

* [http://www.songwritershalloffame.org/exhibit_home_page.asp?exhibitId=306 Harry Revel at the Songwriters Hall of Fame]
* [http://www.ibdb.com/person.asp?ID=12284 Harry Revel at the Internet Broadway Database]
*imdb name|id=0720779|name=Harry Revel

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